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Chinatown, Sydney

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
2.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Sydney's Chinatown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in Australia. Some top-tier Chinese chefs moved to Sydney in the 1990s, making this district world-famous for its Asian cuisine. There are Asian shops and open-air markets selling everything from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs to jewelry, meat, fish, flowers, vegetables, books, electronics, and inexpensive souvenirs. Several movie theaters offer daily screenings of documentary and feature films produced in Asia. Asian art galleries, restaurants, karaoke bars, shopping malls, and small boutiques attract visitors from around the world. While you can visit the area on your own, there is so much to see here, many tourists opt to join an official tour. Use our Sydney holiday planner to visit Chinatown on your trip to Sydney, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Lovely place to explore, with the hustle and bustle of how a chinatown must feel like. However, be careful with where you go in terms of quality food. Sometimes you have to get a slightly inadequate m...  read more »
  • Not far from Central Station, easy to walk around. There are lots of asian eateries dotted all over the place. Paddy's Market is here and it is not a long walk from Haymarket to Carling Harbour. 
  • Would interest most tourists with rows and rows of Chinese restaurants, Asian food stores, apothecaries and other commercial establishments owned by ethnic Chinese. There were street artists when we t...  read more »
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